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    My left handed guitar controls were wired right handed and I noticed this issue recurring on the Internet. After talking to the manufacturer, it seems to be due to cost issues, but I wonder whether this justifies making a product half arsed? Maybe the costs would now be lowered but I still see it as a piss take that such products are not specifically stated as being right hand wired so that people can acknowledge this apathy towards southpaws before buying
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    "Lefthandism"..
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    It's not logical nor profitable to pump out 50% left handed guitars when the population is only like 10% left handed. What make is your guitar?
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    can you flip the guitar around?
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    can you flip the guitar around?
    It's upside down if you do that and the strings are the wrong way around.
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    (Original post by Extremotroph)
    It's not logical nor profitable to pump out 50% left handed guitars when the population is only like 10% left handed. What make is your guitar?

    This is true, however, nor does it seem fair to make a half arsed left handed guitar just to raise your target population, nor is it fair to exclude such information to potential buyers, this is akin to lying to people. I wonder whether this would stur legal matters regarding having products not advertised with correct information...

    I don't advocate making half the guitar left handed when they're a minority. I do advocate, making the guitars PROPERLY if they do decide to make them left handed

    Squier/fender


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    "Lefthandism"..
    It may seem stupid, but people have been discriminated because of this before. I don't suggest this is motivated by hatred or something, but a lack of consideration. It's as if you just stuck a "left handed" sticker on your instruments without actually changing them, and shoveled them off just so you can raise your number of potential customers by a tiny bit more
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    (Original post by Dmon1Unlimited)
    This is true, however, nor does it seem fair to make a half arsed left handed guitar just to raise your target population, nor is it fair to exclude such information to potential buyers, this is akin to lying to people. I wonder whether this would stur legal matters regarding having products not advertised with correct information...

    I don't advocate making half the guitar left handed when they're a minority. I do advocate, making the guitars PROPERLY if they do decide to make them left handed

    Squier/fender
    Your point is pretty much unanswerable isn't it?! If they're going to make any variation on their model then it should be as advertised. If it doesn't work it's a complete waste of everyone's time.

    I can't imagine the cost is as prohibitive as all that. Guitars don't exactly have a best-before-date and wiring some according to an alternative template is GCSE-level electronics. In short, the OP has every right to be p****d-off.
 
 
 
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